reenforced concrete
Reinforced concrete Re`in*forced con"crete Concrete having within its mass a system of iron or steel supports, such as bars, rods, or a heavy mesh, to provide increased tensile strength and shear resistance. Same as {Ferro-concrete}. [Also spelled {reenforced concrete}.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • Reenforced concrete — Re[ e]nforced concrete Concrete having within its mass a system of iron or steel supports, such as bars, rods, or a heavy mesh, to provide increased tensile strength and shear resistance. Same as {Ferro concrete}. Syn: reinforced concrete.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reenforced concrete — Ferro concrete Fer ro con crete, n. (Arch. & Engin.) Concrete strengthened by a core or foundation skeleton of iron or steel bars, strips, etc. Floors, columns, piles, water pipes, etc., have been successfully made of it. Called also {armored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armored concrete steel — Ferro concrete Fer ro con crete, n. (Arch. & Engin.) Concrete strengthened by a core or foundation skeleton of iron or steel bars, strips, etc. Floors, columns, piles, water pipes, etc., have been successfully made of it. Called also {armored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ferro-concrete — Fer ro con crete, n. (Arch. & Engin.) Concrete strengthened by a core or foundation skeleton of iron or steel bars, strips, etc. Floors, columns, piles, water pipes, etc., have been successfully made of it. Called also {armored concrete steel},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reinforced concrete — Re in*forced con crete Concrete having within its mass a system of iron or steel supports, such as bars, rods, or a heavy mesh, to provide increased tensile strength and shear resistance. Same as {Ferro concrete}. [Also spelled {reenforced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco — San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge (eastern span replacement) Artistic rendition of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge seen from Treasure Island (ca. 2014) Official name To be determ …   Wikipedia

  • reenforce — verb make stronger (Freq. 1) he reinforced the concrete • Syn: ↑reinforce • Derivationally related forms: ↑reenforcement, ↑reinforcement (for: ↑reinforce) …   Useful english dictionary

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